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Climate Change: a Global Commons Problem

A quick city planner's guide to the voluminous Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report out earlier this month.

"The report published week before last by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has made it clear that climate change is a global commons problem. The solution is to decouple rising temperatures from economic and population growth. Hundreds of the most prominent scientists with divergent political views from around the world have run thousands of scenarios."

Hazel Borys extracts the land use issues woven through the report as practical advice for city planners about how to move in a cleaner direction and pull as many local decision-makers as possible along with you.

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